For Immediate Release: Dec. 3, 2018
Contact: Connie Mayberry (336) 370-8307
Media Desk (336) 574-5730
This Week in GCS: Peeler Elementary Violin Students
to Perform During First Friday
Tuesday, Dec. 4
Colfax Elementary Welcomes NYTs Best-Selling Children’s Author (9112 W. Market St., Colfax) — Bookmarks NC, Castle Colfax Library and the PTO team up to bring New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi to Colfax Elementary. His books include titles such as The Spider & The Fly (a Caldecott Honor book), Kenny and The Dragon, the WondLa trilogy, The Spiderwick Chronicles series, Star Wars: The Adventures of Luke Skywalker Jedi Knight, The Story of Diva & Flea and The Broken Ornament. DiTerlizzi will be at the school on Tuesday, Dec. 4, to talk to 1st through 5th grades.
Friday, Dec. 7
Peeler Elementary Violin Students to Perform During First Friday (International Civil Rights Museum, 134 South Elm St., Greensboro) — Peeler Elementary fifth-grade violin students will perform at the International Civil Rights Center and Museum on Dec. 7 as part of Downtown Greensboro’s First Friday. Students will perform under the direction of teacher Marta Richardson. The performance will be from 6-6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 8
Kiser Middle School to host the WSSA Triad Sport Stacking Tournament (716 Benjamin Parkway, Greensboro) – Kiser Middle School will host the WSSA Triad Sport Stacking Tournament on Dec. 8. Around 70 stackers will be competing including stackers from other states. Sport Stacking is a unique sport that requires you to vertically stack specifically designed cups (Speed Stacks) as fast as possible. The sport has become increasingly more popular and the WSSA website tracks stackers success at Sanctioned Sport Stacking Tournaments.
GCS Board of Education Retreat (High Point University, Stout School of Education, Room 128 One University Pkwy., High Point) – The Board of Education will meet starting at 8 a.m.
About Guilford County Schools
Guilford County Schools, the third largest school district in North Carolina, the 47th largest of more than 14,000 in the United States, and serves more than 73,000 PK-12 students at 126 schools. With approximately 10,000 employees, GCS works in partnership with parents, businesses, colleges and the community to deliver an education that connects student interests and skills with the careers and economy of our future here and around the world. We provide educational choices to meet individual student needs in a culturally diverse citizenship and new opportunities to help our students Soar to Greatness. For more information, visit the district’s website at www.gcsnc.com<www.gcsnc.com>.
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